Duterte arrives in Manila on eve of inauguration

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — The incoming President of the country landed at the Villamor Airbase in Pasay City late Wednesday evening — just hours before his oath-taking ceremony the next day.

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President-elect Rodrigo Duterte touched ground around 10:30 p.m. and a few minutes later, his convoy went out Gate 4 heading towards Manila.

By the time they reached the intersection heading to Nagtahan bridge, a portion of the convoy separated and turned left heading to the Presidential Security Group (PSG) compound.

Duterte's convoy eventually ended up along ADB Avenue, right in front of Holiday Inn hotel where he would possibly be staying.

Security was heightened in the area with many policemen deployed in the streets.

Related: Members of Duterte family arrive in Manila for inaugural

On Tuesday, a number of Duterte's family members arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) — including his ex-wife, eldest son and grandchildren. Later on the same day, his daughter Sara Duterte-Carpio or "Inday Sara" followed.





CNN Philippines' Yumi Lugod contributed to this report.